Amazing Time-Lapse Video of Earth from the International Space Station

November 17, 2011

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View of Earth from the International Space Station

An incredible new 5 minute video shows a time-lapse view of the Earth from the International Space Station. Words don’t do justice to the extreme beauty and visual majesty of this video. It gives you a glimpse of the experience of being in space that is so breathtaking it leaves you yearning to be on the next mission to the International Space Station.

Photographs were taken onboard the International Space Station during Expedition 28 and Expedition 29 that were used by Michael König of Berlin, Germany to create this time-lapse video. The pictures were taken by flight engineers Satoshi Furukawa, Ron Garan, and other astronauts during August, September, and October 2011.

Read Space.com to find more background information on this spectacular video including details of the breathtaking views of the Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis captured in this footage.

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4 Responses to “Amazing Time-Lapse Video of Earth from the International Space Station”

  1. Norm Says:

    why did you abandon your old format? this new version is lame.
    I liked to be able to see the cascade of articles, new ones over the old, and there were 50 different things to choose from on one screen. I could not open the site for several weeks, and see all the new sites that had been added, and also go to the old sites that I had seen before but just didn’t get to.
    Too bad for you, I won’t be visiting SciTech much anymore. You screwed up a great thing. Why?

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  2. Mike Says:

    Interesting!

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  3. ABE Says:

    Well i think their new format is just the tops, much cleaner

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